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Infrastructural Exclusion

Andrew Deener

in The Problem with Feeding Cities: The Social Transformation of Infrastructure, Abundance, and Inequality in America

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9780226702919
eISBN:
9780226703107
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226702919.003.0003
Subject:
Sociology, Social Stratification, Inequality, and Mobility

This chapter introduces the history of infrastructural exclusion. In the early 1900s, retail grocers established nimble ways to extend supply chains from downtown wholesale districts into dispersed ... More


Grocery Workers: Blocking the Big-Box Invasion

Scott L. Cummings

in An Equal Place: Lawyers in the Struggle for Los Angeles

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
February 2021
ISBN:
9780190215927
eISBN:
9780190936839
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190215927.003.0005
Subject:
Law, Employment Law, Legal Profession and Ethics

This chapter analyzes the labor movement’s challenge to retail giant Wal-Mart, which in 2002 announced plans to open forty Supercenters in California—threatening to undermine labor standards, and ... More


Making Groceries: Food, Neighborhood Markets, and Neighborhood Recovery in Post-Katrina New Orleans

Jeffrey Schwartz

in Culture after the Hurricanes: Rhetoric and Reinvention on the Gulf Coast

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2014
ISBN:
9781604734904
eISBN:
9781621032540
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781604734904.003.0005
Subject:
Society and Culture, Cultural Studies

This chapter focuses on how the grocery industry has managed so far in post-Katrina New Orleans. It begins with the publication on yahoo.com on August 30, 2005, of two photographs showing people ... More


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